Nestled in the mighty Pyrenees Mountains of Europe, Andorra Europe is a relatively small country to visit. However, don’t be fooled by its size, Andorra has heaps of great things to do across the country.

One of the great things about visiting Andorra is that you get to have such a variety of experiences while you’re there; Which varies according to season.

For example, if you’re visiting during the winter months, you can take advantage of the snow-capped Pyrenees mountains and head to some of the best pistes in Western Europe. If you’re visiting in the summer, you’ll be able to hike mountain trails or visit places like Andorra la Vella or Escaldes-Engordany for a city break.

So, to help you get the most out of your trip, we’re sharing the top places in Andorra that you can’t miss when you visit. That way, you can focus on all the important experiences, without getting bogged down in planning. Have a wonderful time visiting Andorra.

1.) Grandvalira Resorts Andorra

If you are a skier or snowboarder, you will love a visit to Andorra. You see, the country is famous for its mountain pistes and resorts that are great fun both in summer and winter.

If you’re traveling to Grandvalira Resorts Andorra in the summer, be sure to follow some of the hiking routes that are special at this time of year. Not only that, you can easily bike through the valleys where you will get some of the best views of the Pyrenees. Oh, and don’t worry about packing your bike when you visit Andorra, many ski towns offer bike rentals (including e-bike rentals) making it accessible to most people.

Best of all, there are a large number of pistes, over 300 km in length, to suit all abilities. From beginners to pros, you’ll find the perfect run for you.

If you are looking for some nice and calm blue slopes, then head to Arinsal. It’s really accessible and you can even go with an instructor if you want to brush up on your skiing skills.

Now, one of the best ski resort areas is Grandvalira. This large area includes Ordino Arcalis and Pal Erinsal; And let’s not forget about Grandvalira either.

Not only that, but if you like to have some good apes ski party, make sure to head to Pas de la Casa. Once here, you will visit Bar Street which, as you can imagine, is full of local bars and DJ spots.

2.) Mirador Roque del Quere

For some of the best views of the Pyrenees mountain range, head to Mirador Roque del Quer. It is a short stroll from the Coll d’Ordino Road (CS-240) and is a place you cannot miss when visiting Andorra.

Now, you’ll spend about 30 minutes here and it’s very easy to visit, especially if you’re traveling on a road trip around Andorra.

If you have time and fancy an adventure, try scaling via Ferrada at the Roque del Quare Iron Way. This is relatively difficult to climb via Ferrada; So consider this only if you are experienced. Oh, and be sure to scale the dockside with a qualified guide. We always follow a guide when climbing through Ferrada, especially in unfamiliar terrain.

3.) Lake Angolasters

Not far from the capital, Andorra La Vella, one of the best things to do in Andorra is to visit Lake Angolasters when you visit. You see, it’s a gorgeous lake that sits inside a glacial depression that was carved out by the last glaciation and is beautiful for a walk or hike.

Now, to go here, you can Follow this hiking trail Which will take you to the shores of Lake Angolasters. It is a relatively easy hike, however, you will climb about 300+ meters to get to the lake.

For easy access to the trail, head to the Automobile Museum (which is well worth a visit). The trailhead starts from here.

This makes the hike much easier, especially if you are short on time.

4.) Andorra la Vella

Being the capital of Andorra, Andorra la Vella is a must-visit for any trip to the country. Now, a heads up, it is much smaller than many other European capital cities such as; London, Paris or Madrid. However, what it lacks in size, it absolutely makes up for with things to do.

Once here, be sure to visit Andorra la Vella by driving about 7 km Formatgeria Casa Raubert In nearby Escàs. It’s a great little place where you can go on guided tours of the dairy and taste some of the local cheeses that make it; Measles and Kosol.

As you stroll the streets of the old city, move on St. Esteve of Andorra Church. It is more than 800 years old and is very valuable.

Not only that, you can visit easily Casa de la Wall, which is only a few minutes away. Not only that, it is one of the most iconic monuments of Andorra.

Casa de la Wall It dates back to the 1500s and was the seat of Andorra’s parliament between 1702 and 2011.

Afterwards, be sure to visit Church of Santa Coloma de Andorra. It is one of the oldest surviving buildings in the entire country, with a tower dating back to the 1100s.

Also, there is a pretty nice map inside that is projected for everyone to see and where you can see pictures made with the strapo technique.

5.) Incles Valley

If you want to explore Andorra’s amazing glacial history then you need to visit the Incles Valley. You see, this whole area was carved dramatically in the last ice age and the valley is huge!

Now, one thing to remember is that Incles Valley is closed to cars during the summer months. This makes it one of the best things to do in Andorra if you want to go hiking. Also, the hike is suitable for most abilities, especially the hiking route (about 2.5 km) that follows the base of the valley.

If you prefer a more challenging hike, be sure to hike up to Estany de Juclà, Andorra’s largest. you can Follow this path Which is just shy of 5 km. Just make sure to pack plenty of water and SPF. The sun can be strong during the summer months. The hike, there and back, will take around 4 hours to complete.

6.) of Escaldes-Angord

Heading east of Andorra La Vella, you will come across Escaldes-Angorde. It’s a small town area that almost looks like it’s part of Andorra la Vella.

After driving or walking, go to see Sant Pere Martir de les Escaldes. It is in the center of the city and is worth a visit to explore more of the region’s religious history.

Not only that, make sure to head to the cozy art museum of Carmen Thyssen Museum Andorra. They have seasonal exhibitions by world-renowned artists and other museums. You will pay a small fee to enter, which is well worth it for this beautiful art museum.

Oh, and don’t forget to visit Chaldea. It is one of the best places in Andorra to experience a thermal pool and it is very relaxing. Make sure to allocate at least 3 hours to relax in the pool.

It is very beautiful and has room for adults only to chill.

7.) Estanys de Pessons

Fancy a more challenging hike in Andorra? Then you want to visit the hiking routes that come to the lakes of estany Primer, estany Meligar and estany Fonts.

The easiest way to reach Estanis de Paysons is by starting from Grandvalira Grau Roig. There is a car park here, called Cubile Parking, and the route is fairly easy if you can drive to the trailhead (you can download the route, here).

8.) Canillo

One of the best things to do in Andorra is to visit Canillo on your way to Andorra from Toulouse Airport.

Now, when you’re driving around the parish, be sure to explore Basilica Sanctuary of Meritxel. Although relatively new, the sanctuary has a history spanning centuries.

Afterwards, head out to explore Cami del Toll Bullidore. You can follow This way. Not only is the walk nice and easy, but it also takes you to an incredible waterfall.

Also, you have to go to the Tibetan Bridge which is located on the lower Pyrenees valleys. It is wonderful to visit, especially since you can combine it with a trip to the viewpoint of Roque del Quere.

Also, don’t forget that you can easily hop on a bus to Quere Viewpoint right from Canillo town. Just make sure to land on This bus stop.

9.) Kenolich Sanctuary

Not far from Bixessarri, in the parish of Sant Julia de Lòria, the Canòlich Sanctuary is one of the best things to do in Andorra as you drive the mountain roads (CS-111) towards Spain. Also, it is very easy to visit when you are already in Andorra La Vella.

Now, a visit to the Canolich Sanctuary will only be a short one, but the drive and journey around this area of ​​Andorra is gorgeous. Be sure to set aside a few hours to drive or stroll around the local area. It is beautiful.

10.) Hike Tristaina Lakes

If you’re heading to the northern coast of Andorra, you need to head to the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Lakes of Trieste, for a hike.

Once here, make sure to park your car (here) and follow the loop trail that takes you to the lakes of Trieste.

Now, the length of the looped route is about 4.4 km, which you can do Follow up. The entire trail will take around 3 hours to complete and is perfect to do in the summer months.

11.) Tristaina solar view

The views from Tristina’s solar viewpoint are amazing! The whole region is beautiful, and you can easily see the geological history that has shaped Andorra from this amazing place.

Not only that, it’s one of Europe’s largest sundials that you can actually walk around.

To reach here, take the Tristina cable car which makes the trip to the top nice and easy. However, you will need to walk for about 20 minutes to reach the viewpoint. It’s one of the best things to do in Andorra and you can do it easily Book your ticket.

Afterwards, proceed to Naturland, which has 800 hectares of fun in Andorra’s beautiful landscapes. You can experience the totally fun Airtrekk and Zipline, which is a lot of fun. Plus, you’ll get the chance to experience the Xtrem jump, an adrenaline-filled experience that’s a lot of fun.

Also, if you need some more information, you can go to it Visit Or @andorraworld on social for local listings and seasonal events happening during your visit. It’s the best time.

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